Dr. Choyke on Which Patients Benefit From Active Surveillance in Prostate Cancer

Peter Choyke, MD, FACR
Published: Thursday, Aug 03, 2017



Peter Choyke, MD, FACR, chief of Molecular Imagine Program, National Cancer Institute, discusses which patients with prostate cancer benefit from active surveillance.

There is very good long-term safety data for patients who are appropriately selected for active surveillance, says Choyke.

The patients who benefit from active surveillance have very low-risk cancer with a negative MRI.
 


Peter Choyke, MD, FACR, chief of Molecular Imagine Program, National Cancer Institute, discusses which patients with prostate cancer benefit from active surveillance.

There is very good long-term safety data for patients who are appropriately selected for active surveillance, says Choyke.

The patients who benefit from active surveillance have very low-risk cancer with a negative MRI.
 

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